36 min

XLVII: Telemachus is a Whiny Little B (The Odyssey, Part 1) Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast

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It's part one of the Odyssey!!! In this episode I introduce you to Odysseus' son and wife, Telemachus and Penelope. Telemachus, with the help of Athena, is a on a mission to find information about his father.
A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
Sponsors! Dropps: www.dropps.com/myths (code "myths") for 30% off your first order. 
Sources: The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson and The Odyssey by Homer, graphic novel by Gareth Hinds.
Theme music taken from is "Xenobiological Forest" by Komiku from It's Time for Adventure, is licensed via Creative Commons and is Public Domain. Other music clips are from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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It's part one of the Odyssey!!! In this episode I introduce you to Odysseus' son and wife, Telemachus and Penelope. Telemachus, with the help of Athena, is a on a mission to find information about his father.
A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing.
Sponsors! Dropps: www.dropps.com/myths (code "myths") for 30% off your first order. 
Sources: The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson and The Odyssey by Homer, graphic novel by Gareth Hinds.
Theme music taken from is "Xenobiological Forest" by Komiku from It's Time for Adventure, is licensed via Creative Commons and is Public Domain. Other music clips are from by Lee Rosevere: “More On That Later”, ”Not Alone", "How I Used to See the Stars", "Night Caves", "The Nightmare", and/or "What's Behind the Door" from Music for Podcasts. All are copyright of the artist and licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/; music from the artist found here: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/.
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